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I have a Remington 760 that was rechamber by a previous owner from 35 rem to whelen. I have taken 2 elk, 2 bears, dozen deer with it, so when I saw a rem 7600 in 35 whelen, with a nikon 3x9 scope, RCBS dies, 75 nosler 250 grn part. 65 225 ballistic tips, a box of Hornady 200 & 250 grn bullets, a box of speer 250 grn bullets, 175- 200 grn rem cl bulk bullets, a box of factory rem 250grn ammo, 3 boxes of reloads(I plan to dissemble) and a couple of zip lock bags of brass all for $400.00 can't pass up a deal like that. and the gun looks barely used, blueing is not warn on any of the slide moving parts. The seller said he has only shot it 80 or 90 times. hope to get some pics posted this weekend.




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It is one of the calibers that just put game down.
I have two .35 Whelens, a 700 Classic from 1988 and one cobbled together on a Savage 110 action with an 18.5" ER Shaw barrel. My one signature line says volumes.

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Yep Agree with you 358, I have never had to track an animal hit with a 35 whelen. My dad put 2 30 cal 180 grn speers from an 06 into an elks heart it still went 75 yrds- it was dead and didn't know it. I have had the Same thing with the 30-30 on deer perfect shot- but still went a short distance- That doesn't happen with 200-250 grns of 35 cal.
 

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One of my three .358 Winchesters is a 760 carbine rechambered from a .35 Remington dating from 1979 when Remington again tested the waters with the pump .35 Remington. It is my favorite woods rifle. Only two of the 17 or 18 deer I've taken with that rifle moved after taking a 200 grain RN (HDY or RPCL) to the chest @ 2400 fps. The two that did go went 30 yards and were dead, just didn't know it. My Ruger Hawkeye and my custom short action 700 in .358 Win exceed factory ballistics of the .35 Whelen when loaded with TAC powder. My speeds with any 200 grain bullet is 2671 fps and the nasty 250 grain HDY round nose is 2404 fps. Anything that won't succomb to those two loads has my highest respect and will force me to stay home and bake cookies with my wife.:biggrin:

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Got the 35 power itch, gotta sell one to get one. So just put a Ruger Hawkeye 358 on the internet. Feeling like, a 350 Rem or Whelen would be fun to play with.
 

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great caliber
 

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I like how any .35 caliber bullet kills out-of-proportion to its size! After having the great opportunity to use a lot of mediums/heavy mediums, magnums mostly, I realized I could do the same thing with my .35 Whelen AI. I tease lot about how much of "killer" my AI is, but in truth, the standard Whelen in a 24" or longer barrel gets the same velocity/or can that I do, ha. It's all the same, one great hunting rifle! I've never been one to accumulate, so buy/sell/trade a lot just to get the experience, but I told my wife to bury this Mod 700 Whelen AI with me ( she just rolls her eyes! silly girls!):flute:
 

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I fell in love with the .35 cal guns when I picked up my 35 rem 336.....so you have figure the next logical step would be a .358 Win I located a Mauser 98 in .358 replaced the plastic stock with a Boyds laminate and also installed 1 of Boyds triggers .... best group to date at 100 yds is .463 3 shot group ..........Now I just picked up the .35 Whelen again Mauser 98 action Timney trigger plastic stock E R Shaw 26" barrel all I've done With this 1 is scrub the bore .....best group to date at 100 yds is .752 3 shot group........Next one has to be a 350 Rem mag ..........wrong just bought a 1895 SS in 45/70 oh well may the next one will be the 350 Rem
 

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Great deal you can never have to many 35cal rifles. Widow
 

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I guess you could say I like the .35's. Four rifles in .358 Win. and three in .35 Whelen. :congrats: I shoot a very stiff load in a custom Mauser with the 225 gr. Barnes TSX at 2710 FPS and all I can say is the load smacks elk done like right now. Every elk shot has been solidly anchored at the spot when hit.
Powder of choice is Re15. The load for the Mauser is way too hot for the Remington M700 Classic or the Ruger M77 tang safety rifle. I do believe that if I was forced to have only one rifle, it would be that custom Oberndorf Mauser in .35 Whelen.
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